Insurers have to deal with mental illness issues just as they do physical. A mental ailment can disqualify someone from working under many insurance policies, and so insurers need to be aware of the conditions under which benefits are warranted. Likewise, they’ll need to understand when they’re not.
Insurance adjusters who deal with claims involving disability, injury, and illness, perform a difficult role. Nobody wants to deny a legitimate claim where a person is rightfully entitled to benefits while they recover and work toward returning to their occupation. But sometimes, you have to dig deep.
Confirming the presence of pain in Somatoform Disorders is not easy. As with everything, whether a claim should be approved or denied is often going to take a close look at the person, their symptoms, and their behavior.
What are the common tells a disability claim may require a little more investigation? We’ve got five points disability insurers need to know to make better decisions.
What affect on insurance liability will autonomous cars integrated with smart cities have?
Accidents have gone up with speed limits in B.C. How does that affect motor vehicle insurers?
How will legalized cannabis affect auto insurance rates in Canada? Accidents have tended to increase where cannabis has been legalized in the US, and rates will increase in areas with accidents.
There’s a new framework for the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board in Ontario. Learn more in our News Recap.
Auto insurance rate increases, long-term disability for breast cancer, PTSD worker’s compensation, and hiding your car keys are the topics in this week’s News Recap.
Impaired driving or impaired workplace — either way, legalization’s created some new challenges in Canada.